Maxine Bundy Johnson, 81, a teacher at two Washington elementary schools from 1950 to 1970 and then a math instructor at two Washington Catholic schools until her retirement in 1980, died of bone cancer Nov. 7 at Woodside Center Nursing Home. She lived in Washington.

She was at Logan Elementary from 1950 to 1964 and Slowe Elementary for six years before working at Holy Name Catholic School and Our Lady of Perpetual Help School.

In 1969, she received a Eugene and Agnes Meyer Fellowship to visit schools in Europe.

Mrs. Johnson was born in Washington and graduated from Dunbar High School in 1934. She received a bachelor's degree in education from Miner Teachers' College in 1939 and a master's degree in teaching from Trinity College in Washington in 1976.

She was a clerk in the War Department's adjutant general's office from 1942 to 1950.

She was a member of the National Association of Teachers of Mathematics and its Washington chapter as well as the National Retired Teachers Association and the American Association of Retired Persons.

Mrs. Johnson also belonged to 19th Street Baptist Church and Tau Delta Phi sorority.

Mrs. Johnson, who had a beach house in Shady Side, was a past secretary and auditor of the Columbia Beach Citizens Association, a neighborhood group.

Survivors include her husband, Donald L. Johnson of Columbia; a daughter, Joy A.J. Horton of Washington; a son, Don E. Johnson of Shady Side; and a sister, Elfreda L. Fenwick of Washington.